Local Attraction

Crystal Park located in Pawling in Dutchess County, NY. Here are some local attractions to visit when you visit the Dutchess County!


Daryl House

"The genesis of Daryl’s House came from a light-bulb moment seven years ago, when Daryl Hall first had the idea for his Webby Award-winning series, Live from Daryl’s House, which started on the Internet and has since become a fixture on MTV network Palladia."    - from Daryl House Website

130 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564
(845) 289-0185



Chuang Yen Monastery

"Chuang Yen Monastery, as the home of Buddhist Association of the United States, is situated on 225 acres of and in the Town of Kent, Putnam County, New York State. In November 1975, BAUS leased 125 acres of land in Putnam County, NY from Dr. C.T. Shen for the future development of CYM. The lease was for 99 years with an annual payment of one dollar. As suggested by the local government, Dr. Shen donated the land to BAUS in 1989. The ground-breaking ceremony for the monastery was held on May 23, 1981." - from Chuang Yen Monastery Website

2020 NY-301, Carmel, NY 10512



Akin Free Library

"The Akin Free Library is a cultural and architectural focus of the rural community of Quaker Hill and was nominated in 1991 as a national and state registered historic place. The library collection is especially useful for research involving Dutchess County in the 19th century, including genealogical sources." - from Akin Free Library Website


Dutchess County Fair

"For six days each August, the bucolic fairgrounds on Route 9 in Rhinebeck plays host to nearly half a million patrons. The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 144 +/- acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm animals, agricultural exhibits and horticultural displays." - from County Fair Website



"Located just 99 minutes north of Manhattan, McKinney and Doyle Fine Foods Cafe and Bakery are nestled in the quaint New England Style Village of Pawling." - from McKinney&Doyle Website

(845) 855-3875